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28 Apr 2017

VDL GETS ORDER FOR LARGEST ELECTRIC BUS FLEET IN EUROPE

VDL GETS ORDER FOR LARGEST ELECTRIC BUS FLEET IN EUROPE Dutch public transport company Connexxion has placed an order with VDL Bus & Coach for no fewer than 100 Citeas SLFA Electric. This is the largest order for electric buses in VDL's history and gives Connexxion and its parent company Transdev the largest electric bus fleet in Europe. The order also includes 18 VDL Futuras FDD2. It is the first time that double-deckers will be used for public transport in the Netherlands.



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25 Apr 2017

CONSUMERS FEAR TECHNOLOGY FAILURES WITH AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

CONSUMERS FEAR TECHNOLOGY FAILURES WITH AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES With the exception of Generation Y (1977-1994), all other generational groups are becoming more sceptical of self-driving technology, which poses a new challenge to car manufacturers and technology developers, according to the J.D. Power 2017 US Tech Choice Study. The study was carried out in January-February 2017 and is based on an online survey of more than 8,500 consumers who purchased/leased a new vehicle in the past five years.



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25 Apr 2017

SCANIA ENTREGA BUSES DOBLE PISO A FUTURA SELECT DE MÉXICO

SCANIA ENTREGA BUSES DOBLE PISO A FUTURA SELECT DE MÉXICO De un pedido de 12 unidades, Scania hizo entrega de los primeros dos autobuses doble piso a Futura Select, filial de Grupo Estrella Blanca. Vestidos con carrocería Marcopolo MO 180 DD, estos autobuses están equipados con chasis Scania y caja de 12 velocidades, suspensión independiente, frenos ABS y EBS así como un sistema de frenado electrónico con lo que tienen una mayor seguridad y confort en el camino.



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